Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has spoken of his admiration for teammate Mesut Ozil, amid claims that the German could possibly be moved on from the membership within the close to future.
Torreira has grow to be one thing of a cult hero amongst Arsenal followers since his £26m switch from Sampdoria in the summertime. In addition to his dogged performances in the course of the park, the Uruguayan additionally scored the decisive purpose within the north London derby victory over Tottenham.
In distinction, Mesut Ozil hasn’t loved one of the best of seasons with Arsenal. The German worldwide hasn’t featured since Boxing Day, and after falling out of favour with supervisor Unai Emery there have been rumours that he could possibly be offered in an effort to increase funds for different transfers.
It seems that Torreira is one participant that will be unhappy to see the again of Ozil ought to he depart. “I am actually motivated to be part of this workforce and I wish to proceed rising as a part of this squad, which I feel is an excellent one,” Torreira mentioned in an interview with Arsenal.com
“It is unbelievable actually to have the ability to be in the identical squad as a participant like Mesut Ozil and clearly different gamers too, gamers which have achieved lots and have nice high quality. It makes me proud.
“I am pleased to have the ability to be in the identical squad, and I attempt to be taught from them once I’m on the pitch. It is about gelling and attempting to get pleasure from myself on the sector of play in order that followers have one thing to shout about.”
Torreira has featured 22 occasions for Arsenal within the Premier League this season, and he could possibly be an more and more key determine for Emery’s facet within the second half of the season.